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free for life. only $29 a month for six months. weapons in exchange for cas san francisco and oakland t. the timing was a coincidenc both buyback events had been >>> gun owners turned in weapons in exchange for cash in san francisco and oakland today. the timing was a coincidence. bow buyback events were planned for some time. as cbs 5 reporter anne makovec shows us, the large turnout in oakland was partly a result of the connecticut tragedy. >> it only takes one gun and one bullet in one gun to kill somebody. this is a huge change. >> reporter: the turnout for this gun buyback was unprecedented. people started lining up four hours before it began. the line stretching for blocks in east oakland. everyone came to exchange their firearms $200 cash for each working gun. >> some guns off the streets, grandkids some kids can't get these guns and kill somebody. >> reporter: more than 100 people have been killed in oakland so far this year. ironically, as cars were lining up here, gunfire hit four people a few blocks away at international and 85th in broad daylight 7:30 a.m. while this happens
shooting in oakland - two teenagers - shot, one - a 15-year-old girl id dead. the other a 14-year-old boy hurt. the gunman is on the loose - police are describing the killer as a teenager himself. for more details we send it over to philippe djegal. >> reporter: the oakland police is looking for a 13 year-old, 16 year-old, possibly wearing a red t- shirt. possibly carrying a handgun in oakland near 66 near the oakland coliseum. 3:40 p.m. the family, friends were walking down a lion the way it near the it lying in the creek crossing apartment complex. life in lyon -- creek. this 14 year- old boy was taken to the hospital with a non-life threatening injuries. the 15 year-old girl died on the dc-9. they do not know if there is a relationship the fact that she died on the scene. for the fact that he did open fire? this investigation is still ongoing in oakland, fully to go, kron 4. >> tonight at eleven. secretary of state hillary clinton hospitalized, with a blood clot. doctors say this is a medical problem related to a concussion she recently suffered. the blood clot was found today during a
in oakland the flag was lowered to half staff. the president has ordered all flags be lowered to half staff until tuesday. scenes like this one in san francisco played out across the country this evening. >>> other leaders reacting throughout the day about this shooting. both of california senators were quick to send out statements this first one from senator dianne feinstein. she said quote i am horrified and incensed by today's tragedy in connecticut. these massacres don't seem to stop, they continue on and on. and governor barbara boxer says, this touches us all so deeply. and it is long past time that we enacted sensible gun laws and school safety legislation. >>> whenever there's a tragedy like this the debate over gun control heats up. coming up in less than 10 minutes a look at this case and california laws when it comes to guns. >> we want to know go live to newton connecticut, maribel aber is there. it's a little after 9:00 in the evening. it's been a long and difficult day. maribel can you giver -- give us an idea of what's happening in the community right now. >> hi gasia and ke
in exchange for cash in san francisco and oakland this weekend. the turnout for this gun buyback was unprecedented. people started lining up four hours before it began. the line stretched for blocks in east oakland. everyone was there to exchange their firearms. the deal was you get $200 cash for each working gun you turned in. for a lot of people, connecticut was very much on their minds. >> i think it just puts the whole gun violence in a different perspective. and basically makes everything real. >> getting some guns off the streets, grandkids or kids can't get these guns and kill somebody. >> just as cars were lining up for the buyback, ironically, gunfire hit four people a few blocks away at international and 85th at 7:30 yesterday morning. >>> there was also a long line in san francisco yesterday for a gun buyback. police worked with community groups to get the word out about their program. and so many people responded in san francisco that they ran out of money and had to give people iou's. >> the recent events have really spurred something that i've been thinking about fo
, that's why gun owners turn in their weapons. the large turnover in oakland was partly a result of the connecticut tragedy. >> it only takes one gun and one bullet to kill somebody. >> reporter: the turnout for this gun buy back was unprecedented. people started lining up four hours before it began. the line stretching for blocks in east oakland. everyone came to exchange their firearms, $200 cash for each working gun. >> some guns off the streets, our grand kids or someone can't get these guns. >> reporter: more than 100 people have been killed in oakland so far this year. gunfire hit four people a few blocks away at international and 85th in broad daylight 7:30 a.m. while this happens all too often in oakland, it's the connecticut school massacre that's on a lot of people's minds today. >> it puts the gun violence in a different perspective. >> now they understand at much more profound level that having a gun in your home that is not safely kept could be a gun in the street committing a crime. >> reporter: oakland police say the most dangerous times of year, right before chris
area streets. over the weekend -- a record six-hundred guns in san francisco and oakland were turned in, during buy-back programs. kron 4's j.r. stone has more. >> revolvers, pistols, you name it, and it is likely that the oakland police department has collected over the weekend. between a gun buyback in oakland, san francisco, 600 were taken off the streets. 300 from oakland, too watered 96 from san francisco. that person we've received $200. and there were-296 recovered from san francisco with " no questions asked. just one day after massacre. >> we set it up at 9:00 a.m. and people were in at six a m. >> in this economic downturn people were so grateful for the money, the $200. people talked about the incredible need that there were feeling, economically. >> oakland and san francisco police said that the information from the guns will be put into a computer database. if it is not connected to a crime it is melted down. also illegal guns we are talking more about that by 6:00 p.m. story. j. r. stone, oakland, kron 4. >> we have much more coverage. more.tonight kron-4 will on the trag
. >>> the bay area, authorities in san francisco and oakland are working to get guns off the streets. we're live from san francisco hall of justice where a look at the weapons recovered today. reporter: we just learned that actually 425 guns were bought back today. what made this program unique is it was funded by an anonymous door know, giving enough money to get 500 guns off the streets. >> more than 200 people braved long lines and cold temperatures to turn in their guns here at the san francisco omega boys club. many were brought here by the same tragedy. the mass murder of 20 children in connecticut. >> it hit me pretty strong. >> that why you brought the gun? >> absolutely. i never thought about getting rid of them. >> he is a vietnam vet. he says he and his wife sobbed while watching the news. >> seeing what happened yesterday, we got to give -- kids now day goods through. reporter: the gun buyback was funded by an anonymous donor. they contacted the omega boys club in san francisco. the director says the turnout shows both communities care about gun violence. >> when the community says e
that moves away from the campus. in oakland, patti lee, ktvu news. >>> state with ktvu for continuing coverage. at 10:30, an emotional crowd packs a bay area church tonight. the impromptu remembrance in honor of connecticut's victims. we'll take you to a northern california city once terrorized by a similar shooting. the lessons that community can share with newtown. >>> at 10:45, we ask a child psychologists about today's tragedy. what you need to assess before you talk to your child. you can postyour condolences to the connecticut victims by going to the ktvu channel 2 facebook page. you can postyour thoughts on our wall. >>> we want to bring you up to the minute on another big story we've been following for you. part of the great mall in milpitas was evacuated today due to a bomb threat. ktvu's maureen naylor live there now. you have new information about what turned out to be a very specific yet unfounded threat. >> gasia, that's correct. we got word three hours ago that there was no explosive at the kohl's behind me. we also got more information about what was posted that led the
rosa and a good warmer in oakland. 48 degrees in fremont. here is a look at the satellite and radar. this one the system moved out and to the norris some snowfall and northern california but that will drop down into the bay area. there is another round of what weather expected. what we can expect is mostly cloudy with passing showers. a few sprinkles as you make your way are from the bay. sunny with breaks of sunshine it will be dry but that next system will move in tonight. i will time it out on futurecast and what we can expect. >> coming up on kron four news weekend. we'll have more on the victims and their families from friday's school shooting in connecticut. including how the parents of these children are trying to cope. plus, understanding the tragedy. we'll talk to a bay area psychotherapist who specializes in male behaviors. is there a gender difference when it comes to violence. and we'll have more on the debate over gun control as it heats up in washington and across the country. (music) [ female announcer ] here's to a whole world of happier holidays. time to enchant, d
state water managers happy since july 132% more rain than normal in san francisco. oakland has had more than 9" of rainfall since summer, 7" more than last year. looking live at this car covered in frost. as for these cold temperatures, if you are here in the north bay, get ready for the chilly morning commute. i can actually see my breath. probably doesn't translate on air. it is cold and freeze warnings will be in effect until 8:00 this morning. we are live in san anselmo, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> it is cold. >> not impressed. >> i know. but you know what? i thought gianna that moving from colorado i would be done with ice scrapers. >> no. there are times you need it here in california but i don't think it gets as cold as california. so there is good news there. we have a couple of things brewing here. ben lomond highway 9 at glen arbor. not a lot of details for this trouble spot but lots of activity a tree down wires also down in the roadway they have completely shut down highway 9 at glen arbor through there. they are saying now that noon is the eta when they should be reopened so h
after the connecticut shooting both oakland and san francisco held a gun buyback program. the result of nearly 600 done for taken off the streets. >> revolvers, pistols, shotguns, rifles, and assault rifles were collected over the weekend. >> for each gun turned in the owner got $200. a lot of the guns were illegal. >> this has been modified to a pistol grip. they have shortened the barrel. >> this rifle is a high-tech round rifle. it is a bet that the test. >> wow! on saturday 300 guns were turned in in oakland and 296 in san francisco. >> two boys, a 13 year old and a 12 year old have been arrested for illegally breaking into a vallejo home and stealing a gun. >> about one yesterday afternoon, police got a call about two boys running across columbus park boy carrying a rifle case. >> officer spotted them and chase them down. >> they found a 22 caliber rifle and some bullets. police say the boys broke into a home on i arena drive and were on their way to shoot a hole. there were taken to juvenile hall. >> 8 suisun man in custody this morning accused of posted on my comments that ple
. oakland is that 44 san mateo is a 46, 39 for pleasanton, 34 in concord. tomorrow for what all those will be in the 30's and some of us will be in the '20s to morning. satellite and radar show us we have basically clear conditions overnight. we will stay dry for the most part. we have a slight chance for a shower keeping in mind for the most part we will be dry for today. you can see and parts of oregon they're getting snow. seattle is also reporting a dusting of snow this morning. >> winter weather advisory until noon today. get ready for the cold with the frost advisory. the surge to more morning until 8:00. you concede a frost advisory and the shoreline communities and also the interior eastern make communities. what this basically means is that it will be really cold. we're talking low 20's and 30's the mob. if you have plans, bring them and otherwise complete damage. future cast shows a crowd clouds and increasing tomorrow evening. the north bay along the coast we will see some snow. also some rain moving in. wednesday night in north bay and thursday early morning we will see so
world. >> reporter: the money ran out in oakland too. but the program donors stepped up. keith stevenson gave another $50,000 to keep it going. >> reporter: police sea this buy-back program -- say this buy-back program this past weekend was the most successful one they've ever seen. the community groups who posted this program say there are plans in the works for a statewide gun buy-back program. >>> for the latest on the elementary school tragedy, you can go to cbssf.com. >>> it's going to be the coldest night of the season! we haven't seen temperatures this low in nearly a year! >> it was january 17th the last time we were this chilly. feels a lot like christmas outside! union city, you will wake up tomorrow morning to 35 degrees. santa clara down to 34. the north bay, you're under a free warning. clear lake, 27 degrees. areas in red, that's the freeze warning, much if not all of the north bay away from the ocean. frost advisory for all of the south bay, all of the east bay, oakland, alameda, walnut creek. and upper 20s are likely for santa rosa and napa and sonoma and fairfield. i ma
control. just before the oikos shooting in oakland of april of this year, that support dropped to 53%. >> and it's not your imagination. the number of mass shootings has gone up dramatically in recent history. this year alone we've had seven incidents where four or more people have been killed in a single episode. >>> coming up, for the second time in a week, the big logo switch at the university of california. >> a secret gold mine and the bay area teacher who just inherited it. >> what's with all the camels roaming around? >> all of the sudden it feels a lot like winter around here in the bay area. check out the temperatures already well in to the 30s. couple degrees above freezing for livermore and santa rosa. we'll talk about how cold we get tonight and how long we'll have the rain showers. ,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,, presence around schools. oakland, fremont >> the violence in connecticut caused several bay area police departments to step up their presence around schools. oakland, fremont, san leandro and palo alto police all increased school patrols. san francisco police have resourc
a football game? october 28th, in kansas city. the chiefs were in town. today, maybe oakland would finally get a win. this game was about oakland's defense. phillip wheeler with the sack on brady quinn. kansas steady grand total of 17 yards in the first half. quip was just awful. he was 18 of 3 2, 136 yards. on third down picked off, his second interception of the year. oakland with some pretty good field position on the chief's 30-yard line. they hand it off to darren mcfadden. 3rd and 1, he's staffed. on the sidelines, mcfadden wasn't happy. runs downfield for the 1st down, but right before the end of the first half sebastian janikowski again, this from 57 yards out, the kick subpoena, the kick is good. 9-0 at the has. janikowski three of four in the first half. second half, this will make mcfadden happier. 19-yard burst. he had 110 yards on the ground, his best game since the last time these two teams played. chiefs didn't get a first down until midway through this third quarter. oakland snapped their six-game losing streak with a 15-0 win. >> reporter: what is it like to see this locke
remains a winter advisory. >>> oakland firefighters investigating early morning blaze nascent a security guard to the hospital the fire started around midnight in a pick-up truck near railroad and clara street, the flames spread to nearby commercial building the security guard was at the scene during the fire and taken to the hospital. investigators state truck was reported stolen from hayward last week. >>> dozens of bay area's neediest are braving the coal this morning for a chance at a holiday food giveaway annual event at glide memorial church. amy hollyfield is there live. the need seems especially great this year. >> reporter: yeah, people have been waiting in line all night to be able to receive a bag of groceries. check out the line stretching all the way down the block around the corner people started getting in line last night after dinner. glide memorial is expecting to hand out 5500 bags of groceries today, officials noticing their clientele is aging. >>> more seniors, you are going to see 99% seniors waiting in the line that's the hardest is that, it is growing. i think a lo
to come at 11:00, new developments in the murders of two teenage girls in oakland, what authorities learned tonight. >>> an arrest in the bomb threat that shut down two schools in the south bay this week. >>> the countdown to christmas is on. the holiday craziness that's underway in the bay >> ama: two adults and a juvenile have been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of two teens in oakland a month ago. a 15-year-old and her best friend were gunned down on a quiet street corner sunday morning. the girls were stand on the street when a car drove by and fired 36 shots. >> a 16-year-old boy is accused of spray painting bomb threats that shut down two schools in the south bay. this graffiti named a teacher. we blurred his name to protect his identity. almost identical messages were sprayed on the walls in two other schools. >>> a southern california mall was longed down tonight after a man fired at least 50 shots into a department store parking lot. happened outside macy's at the fashion island mall in newport people. police took a man into custody. a robot investigated th
afternoon in oakland. it was one the most successful gun buyback programs ever held in the city with hundreds of people dropping off their firearms. for each gun turned in, the owner received $200, no questions asked. the oakland police say that this was one of the most successful gun buyback programs ever held in the city. several hundreds of guns were turned in and many still moved by friday shooting in newtown, connecticut. >> the s f p d received a call around 3:00 a.m. this morning for reports of a home invasion robbery. this incident occurred on the 1600 block of slow boulevard. three suspects into the home and tied up the family robbing them of many belongings. the victims were not injured-that's it is unclear how many fell members live in the home and it is not clear their ages. the three suspects are being described as black male adults that were wearing masks. the s f p d is asking the public for help if they haven't any information that may be useful. >> >> it is 7:15 a.m.. let's talk about the weather. we do have wet weather outside. the rain is coming down. here is
in oakland. the pastor preempted the regular friday night service and called for people of faith to unite and stand together. >> realizing that when things happen all we have is each other. you know to hold each other up whether we are in california or concouldn't. >> children and adults stood in a circle, held hands and prayed for the families in connecticut struggling to come to terms with their grief and loss. other churches will be holding similar services this weekend. >>> still much more coverage ahead on the connecticut school shooting. you can post your sympathies by going to the ktv channel 2 facebook page where you can share your thoughts on our wall. >> caltrain service is back to norm allover a man was hit and killed by a train. it happened around 7:15. the man was on the tracks at the haywood park station and its not known why but it's the 12th death this year. >>> caltrain and local law enforcement agencies preparing for a quake today. its exercise is on a unused portion of the track. you may see police and fire truck was lightens and sirens, there is no disruption to tra
matching yesterday's high. santa rosa 44 degrees. oakland 48. san jose 47 degrees. as far as shower chances here we are 10:00 this morning and we do bring in the chance but this forecast model really brings in more rain later on into the evening hours. we'll highlight that the forecast and the monday morning commute. >>> president obama will travel to newtown, connecticut today to attend a memorial service for the victim's of friday's deadly elementary school shooting. the president will meet those families of those who were lost and thank first responders. he also plans to speak at a vigil scheduled for 4:00 p.m. pacific time at newtown high school. this will be the fourth time president obama has traveled to a city after a mass shooting. >> we now know the names of the 26 people including the 20 children who were killed when a man opened fire inside sandy hook elementary school. among them 30-year-old lauren russeau she always dreamedover being a teacher. emily parker was one of 16 sicks that were only six years old. her father said she liked to draw and make cards to cheer up friends and
commute home. >> temperatures now mid fifties. 56 for oakland. 55 in hayward. gaining only a couple of degrees to the course of the day. fairfield a 57. 594 fremont. 58 for downtown san francisco. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows unsettled weather continues we pretty much have a chance for rain every day except wednesday. wednesday will be a sunny one. your inland lows. some of your protective dell is be in the upper twenties. >> we will continue to monitor your forecast now we are checking traffic. >> the bridges look good we are taking it live to the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. no incidents to report traffic is light. the metering lights are off and we are seeing good speeds up the incline and across the upper deck. >> no worries at the san mateo bridge the drive is 12 minutes from and to end. south bound 1 01 will have to contend with wet roadway spiri. >> noise does to talk about cutting out of marin county. >> will have to take quick break. we will be right we are back. a quick check on gas prices in the bay area and across the state they continue t
fairfield. otherwise a lot of low 40s. 42 in fremont and 43 in oakland. so weather headlines for you, obviously a very chilly start. these temperatures are 10 to 20 degrees cooler than what we saw at this time yesterday morning in some spots. it's going to be a cool afternoon and for the most part the rain should clear. still about a 20% chance of some light showers mainly along the coast. and then yes, even cooler still tonight where we have some freeze advisories in effect for parts of the north bay. we'll get to that in a minute. low pressure is the name of the game for the next couple of days. breezy conditions and once again, the rain for the most part has now moved east so it looks like we're staying dry. check out our futurecast here. it looks a little unsettled by about lunchtime. mainly along the coast. even that looks like mainly the rain is staying offshore and we are clearing overnight tonight and that's what's going to keep temperatures cool. we had several frost advisories in effect. so it's going to be colder still by this time tomorrow morning. for your afternoon, you
like a different world. >> reporter: the money ran out in oakland, too, but the program donor stepped in. keith stevenson gave another $50,000 to keep it going. san francisco police say this last weekend's buy back program was one of the more successful ones. so successful, the community groups that organized it are already working on a statewide buy back program. they are finding the sponsors now. live in san francisco, linda yee, cbs5. >>> and coming up, a bay area mom says her son had his mouth taped shut and his teacher did it. how she explains the extreme punishment. >>> are you getting overcharged at the check out line? the big grocery chain found to make more mistakes than tore stores. stores. >> plus, what you can do with ,, it's time to change the way we clean. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it attacks tough stains and kills 99.9% of germs. new lysol power & free. powerful cl
death of two teenagers in oakland last month. a 15-year-old and her best friend were gunned down on a quiet strait corners. the girls were standing on the 2600 block of menna avenue when a car drove by and fired at least 36 shots. >>> a 16-year-old boy is accused of spray painting bomb threats that shutdown two schools in the south bay. more on that later. but coming up next, the change of the guard in japan. the nation celebrating new leadership after today's parlimentary elections. and a top republican offers to raise taxes on the wealthy, the very wealthy. we'll tell you what h >>> new this morning japan's liberal democratic party has won the election and a former prial minister -- and a former prime minister. he resigned for health reasons in 2007 after only one year in office. now a second chance to lead japan out of the economic slump. egypt's islamists are claiming a majority vote on that country's proposed charter. they have a narrow majority in the first round of a referendum on the constitution. this morning the brotherhood's own count shows 57% of the initial 26 millio
now in west oakland a rally to save liberty hall. a national landmark for the people of oakland. property on the 1400 block of 8th street is known as the marcus grafshy building. it's the current home of the nonprofit overcomers with hope. it was sold to a hedge fund. >> oakland police chief seems to have received more than his share of bad news this year. >> today, he got a break from that and a big thank you from school students. >> abc 7 was there. >> happening now, here in oakland, police chief gets a bunch of thank yous that, is something that doesn't happen every day. letters of gratitude from a group of second graders. the letters written in september, the kids thankful to the police for protecting them, keeping their city safe. the chief said when he read them, he couldn't resist thanking the kids himself, in person, and today, did he just that. >> this is important to come out to let them know that their letters didn't end up on a desk and someone else reads it. i read all of them and was very moved by it. i wanted to thank them, they took time to write it. i thought it
bay area police departments to step up their schools' presence today. oakland, fremont, san leandro and palo alto all increased school patrols. the san francisco schools already have resource officers. extra police or not schools across the bay area are also addressing tragedy in connecticut. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez is in san francisco with a look at how local school districts are handling it. >> reporter: schools across the bay area have spent the day reassuring parents that, yes, they are doing everything they can to keep their children as safe as possible. it may be 3,000 miles away from the worst grade school shooting in american history but still, the mood here is somber. >> i think every parent is turning around and saying, i got to hug my kids that much tighter today. i got a text from a friend who said i drove straight from my son's preschool and gave him a hug and said, son, i love you. i want to let you know that. i think that's how every parent is feeling like horrible sadness for the families that are going through this and need to reconnect. >> reporter: san francisc
fallen in san francisco and oakland has had more than 9" of rainfall since summer and that's 7" more than last year. as for the cold temperatures, if you are here in the north bay or east bay this morning, get ready for that freezing morning commute. i advise get into your car a little early. turn on the defrost and if you have cd cases in your car use those as a substitute for ice scrapers this morning. cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> that's a good tip, cate. thank you. >>> well, we should see all this is affecting traffic and for that we go to gianna. what's the latest? >> well, let's head to the bay bridge right now. no metering lights just yet but we are starting to see a backup now slow and go conditions as you work your way towards the toll plaza. mostly in those cash lanes. fastrak lanes are still moving okay. now, over to our maps, a couple of accidents to report. brand-new one westbound 580 at vasco blocking the middle lane of. we are seeing delays under 25 miles per hour through there as a result and that increases your drive time through the altamont pass. 26 minutes westbound 580. a
and oakland does not have a batch of delays. if you're flying in or out of the areas you should check with the carrier ordered flights that is before you leave home. >> one hour delays are asset asset as 04 arriving flights. >> new video and this morning the president obama and the first family arriving overnight in hawaii, where they will spend christmas. but it is not all folly and mistletoe as the president has won each on fiscal cliff negotiations, which are stalled, as washington shut down for a holiday. mr. obama expects to return to work right after christmas. before heading to hawaii. he warned it's time for party leaders to take action. karen caifa reports from washington, where members of congress have also left town. >> the next few days i have asked leaders of congress to help work out a package. this will protect unemployment for millions of americans. >> remarks came after john boehner failed to muster up -- >> we had a number of our members who just did not want to be perceived as raising taxes. >> the two sides both left for christmas holiday and they blamed each other
procedures, but for other districts like in oakland, the threat of violence is something they deal with on a regular basis. >> in recent years on average there have been about 20 school age children that are killed in oakland or that suffer violent deaths over the course of the school year. >> their team of school psychologists, counselors and members of the police force will be especially aware common day morning. abc7 news. >> stay with abc7 news for continuing coverage of the school tragedy. we will have the latest updates on our website, abc7news.com and on the abc morning news at 4:30 a.m. >>> let's get to leigh glaser for a first check on weather and what is going on. leigh? [no a you had yow]. >> -- [no audio]. >> leigh, we are having a little problem with your microphone so we will have more coming up. >>> napa road will remain closed due to an accident. it is closed in both directions between stone crest drive and hagan road. the closure was caused by an accident that knocked down power lines. it is expected to reopen around 7:00 tomorrow morning. still to come on abc7 new
in oakland fine past the coliseum. and all your drive times still in the green in the clear through the east bay. that's traffic. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> the search is on for the killer of a 15-year-old girl who was shot at an east oakland housing complex. it happened about 3:40 yesterday afternoon at 65th avenue and lion way. police say it appears the victim was walking with a group of people when a lone gunman approached them and then opened fire. a 14-year-old boy was also shot but his injuries are not considered life-threatening. witnesses told police the shooter appeared to be between the ages of 13 and 16. >>> it brings oakland's homicide total to 131 for the year on this final day of 2012. that's a 27% increase from last year. san francisco has 67 murders for the year, a one-third increase over 2011 and san jose's 45 is relatively low for a steve almost a million people but -- for a city of almost a million people but 12.5% higher than 2011. in contra costa county richmond has seen a dramatic decrease in homicides. 18 people having killed in richmond thisser. >> , the lowe
now for a murderer after a 15-year-old girl was shot to death at an east oakland housing complex around 3:40 yesterday afternoon at 66th avenue and lion way. police say it appears the victim was walking with a group of people when a lone gunman approached them and opened fire. a 14-year-old boy was shot and his injuries are not life- threatening. witnesses say the shooter appeared to be between the angles of 13 and 16. -- between the ages of 13 and 16 bringing oakland's homicide number to 160 this year, 20% more than last year. san francisco has a third increase over 2011. san jose's 45 is relatively low for a city of its size up 12.5% from last year. >>> the numbers of drunk driving arrests and of fatal accidents are down this holiday weekend compared to last year. the chp reports on the first two days of the new year's weekend. the chp made 723 drunk driving arrests since friday night across the state, more than 200 fewer than last year. accidents killed nine people in california down from 12 in the sam period a year ago. local transit agencies are offering an alternative to dr
program. following the aftermath of the connecticut school massacre. hundreds of cars lined up in oakland to trade their guns for cash. kron4's jeff pierce has the details. >> one hundred and twenty one, one hundred and twenty two, one hundred and twenty three, one hundred and twenty four. >>reporter: olois simmons of youth uprising counted the cars waiting to turn in guns for cash saturday afternoon in oakland. nearly two hundred cars with guns in their trunks waited hours for the opportunity to get two hundred dollars for each gun for as many as three guns. it was one of the most succesful gun by back programs ever held in the city. >> one gun off the street is good but the whole back side of a paddy wagon is even better. >>reporter: that success was credited to youth uprising's ability to organize and promote the event beyond what a police department is able to achieve. >> we had young people as the voice of it we did out reach hand to hand in communities with community members reaching out to each other, you get a drastically different outcome then when you have the police reaching ou
. including this one in oakland which was caught on camera. and the royal baby watch continues. first public appearance since leaving a london hospital earlier this month. that story, coming up next! >> off >>authorities have identified john fanene as the california highway patrol officer who was killed in an off duty motorcylce accident near fairfield on saturday. authorities say that fanene was traveling on his motorcylce along highway twelve when a pickup truck turned in front of him. the impact threw fanene off his motorcycle and into oncomming traffic. where he police in oakland arrested trevel thomas for snatching a cellphone from an unsuspecting bart rider at the 12th street oakland city center bart station last tuesday. bart police arrested thomas at the powell street bart station shortly after the incident. you are looking at video taken from three security cameras that caught thomas in the act. according to bart police thomas confessed to the crime and was booked at the glen dyer jail in oakland and charged with robbery. bart police released the videos of the cellphone snatching on
for three oakland city council members. here only on 2, what the mayor has to say about this historic event. >> a major sporting goods retail sir pulling guns off its shelves. the move. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get u-verse tv for $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. >>> very intelligent person. he really was. just like the way he acted around other people was just very withdrawn and just really quiet. >> a former classmate of the gunman in the connecticut school shooting is speaking out saying he and other students knew something was different about adam lanza but he says they never thought he was capable of opening fire on innocen
outside. taking you toward the east bay you can see some of that there near berkeley and also near oakland but it's scattered and that's what we're going to see throughout the morning hours and tapering off this afternoon the still it is a wet and breezy start to the day. some of those winds 17 miles per hour into fairfield. out over the bay skies mostly cloudy, continuing to see some of those light showers at this time. the temperatures aren't too bad. mainly into the 50s outside but we have our own reporter out there right now, elissa harrington out there in the storm. how's it look out there right now? >> reporter: well, good morning. it's been raining on and off throughout morning. right now it's drizzling but traffic is moving smoothly as drivers head over the bay bridge, although it is very soggy out there. now, here's some video taken from last night and early this morning. people are of course breaking out the umbrellas and rain jackets. these showers will continue through the morning but should clear up by the afternoon. conditions on the bay bridge are wet with some large puddles
to the north. it is pretty far off. this will bring the light rain our way. 41 oakland 47 san francisco 29 fairfield. 33 livermore. if you are heading out temperatures in the upper 20s to mid 40s. otherwise rain developing this afternoon low to mid 50s. numbers very cool. we will see the showers continue into the evening hours. we will let you know if we have rain for the rest of the weekend and the outlook for next week. >> it is 5:09 in our coverage of the deadly elementary school shooting continues. up next you will hear two young brothers describe the day that will certainly forever change their lives. and we have much more on the school tragedy in connecticut. we are waiting for a live news conference out of newtown where we expect the children's identity to be revealed. stay with us. [ penélope ] i found the best cafe in the world. nespresso. where i never have to compromise on anything. ♪ where just one touch creates the perfect coffee. where every cappuccino and latte is only made with fresh milk. and where the staff is exceptionally friendly. nespresso. what else? >> then we hi
in oakland, the threat of violence is something they deal with on a regular basis. >> in recent years on average there have been about 20 school age children that are killed in oakland or that suffer violent deaths over the course of the school year. >> their team of school psychologists, counselors and members of the police force will be especially aware common day morning. abc7 news. >> stay with abc7 news for continuing coverage of the school tragedy. we will have the latest updates on our website, abc7news.com and on the abc morning news at 4:30 a.m. >>> let's get to leigh glaser for a first check on weather and what is going on. leigh? [no a you had yow]. >> -- [no audio]. >> leigh, we are having a little problem with your microphone so we will have more coming up. >>> napa road will remain closed due to an accident. it is closed in both directions between stone crest drive and hagan road. the closure was caused by an accident that knocked down power lines. reopenxpectedeopen around 7:00 tomorrow morning. still to come on abc7 news at 11:00, a deadly train accident affected traf
the families everybody this is from us. >>> coming up in 11 minutes how the oakland raiders and their fans showed their support today for those in newtown. >>> a traffic stop turns tense. what authorities found in the back of a truck that landed the driver behind bars. >>> and apple maybes history where the iphone 5 set a new sales record and what it means means for the company's bottom line. >> the impact from the morning commute when frost returns to this part of the region. >> i don't want us to be known at newtown connecticut, the second largest shooting. i still want us to be known as the quaint new england town where the community and the families are very involved, very loving and very supportive. and i know we'll rally for that and we will bring stronger from this. but of -- obviously we will never forget. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den becaus
departments to step up their presence around schools. oakland, fremont, san leandro, palo alto police all increased school patrols. san francisco police already have resource officers on campus. they say they are double- checking school safety plans. >>> cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez is in san francisco and joe, extra police or not, the schools across the bay area are addressing what happened today. >> reporter: that's right. i have talked to a lot of parents today and the mood is still one of horror and disbelief that something like this could happen at a school. you know, eventually the conversation turned to a question, is the school going to keep my kid safe? the school spent the day reassuring parents that yes they will keep them as safe as possible. it may be 3,000 miles away from the worst grade school shooting in american history, but still the mood here is somber. >> i think every parent is turning around and saying i got hug my kids that much tighter today. in fact, i got a text from a friend who said i drove straight from my son's preschool and gave him a hug and said son i love y
in oakland. 53 in fremont. 54 in vallejo. and 52 your afternoon high in livermore. checking the forecast over the next couple of days, dry today, dry tomorrow, once again very cold. and then the rain makes a return thursday into the weekend, looks like it should clear for the start of the following workweek. much more traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> a familiar figure in the u.s. senate daniel inouye of hawaii has died. the democrat had represented hawaii in congress since hawaii became a state in 1959. he was the highest ranking asian-american politician enoughs history. he lost hit right arm in battle in world war ii and received the medal of honor. >> he was the kind of man, in short, that america has always been grateful to have especially in her darkest hours. men who lead by example and expect nothing. >> mr. inouye died yesterday of respiratory complications. he was 88. >>> a new offer from president obama aimed at avoiding the "fiscal cliff." he met with house speaker john boehner at the white house yesterday. the president reportedly
minutes how the oakland raiders and their fans showed their support today for those in newtown. >>> a traffic stop turns tense. what authorities found in the back of a truck that landed the driver behind bars. >>> and apple maybes history where the iphone 5 set a new sales record and what it means means for the company's bottom line. >> the impact from the morning commute when frost returns to this part of the region. >> i don't want us to be known at newtown connecticut, the second largest shooting. i still want us to be known as the quaint new england town where the community and the families are very involved, very loving and very supportive. and i know we'll rally [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half that's not half! guys, i have more! thanks mom [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin [ female announcer ] holiday cookies are a big job. everything has to be just right. perfection is in the details. ♪ get to holiday fun faster with
to police departments to review safety procedures. for other districts like in oakland, the threat of violence is something they deal with on a regular basis. teachers are being briefed on how to discuss any questions students might have about friday's shooting in connecticut amy hollyfield will have much more in a live report coming up in 30 minutes. >> out of the tragedy at sandy hook elementary there is a remarkable on story of survival this morning. a little girl teacher told her to play dead. she was the only one to make it out live. >> she was the first to run out of school building covered in blood from head to toe. in the first word said, mommy, i'm okay, but all my friends are dead. >> the pastor and the little girl's family is suffering survival's guilt. >> there are heavy hearts around the globe. as family and friends gathered for a service in newtown, president obama spoke to the crowd in hopes of starting the healing process for a hurting nation. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. today will be another difficult day for this grieving community. first victims will
of rainfall with even more new the coast. shores could continue for the weekend. >> the oakland a's make a major change sports, coming up at 5:30 with jason. >> the gun control increases. the debate which is on. many people are weighing in on our facebook fan page 34% are going to purchase a gun. 9% are recently purchasing one for self-defense. however, there are also some that want portion wanted to possibly get rid of one. we will be right back >>this just in to the kron 4 news room san jose city college is on lockdown. they have recently been reported a man with a gun. they are not taking any chances this is live video. from sky 7 abc seven. this campus is 2300 moore park we will have an update with our news crew leader. san jose city college is on the lockdown after reports of a man on campus with a gun. we will continue to keep you up to date on developments. we will be right back. oh, you have a keurig vue brewer? oh, it's great! now i can brew my coffee just the way i love it. how do you do that? well, inside the brewer, there's this train that's powerful enough to carry more coff
. but in oakland, san francisco, san jose, sitting at 50 right now. tonight when we do see the clearer skies, we'll likely drop down to the upper 30s again for vallejo, those of you watching here in redwood city. 35 for santa rosa. and napa tonight, 35. tomorrow night, more like 28 or 29 degrees. radar is clear. high-def doppler showing dry conditions throughout the bay area, but that's not going to last forever. there is kind of a two-prong attack, a winter attack, which will be under for the next couple of days. the first thing that we're going to deal with is the cold. moisture will stay to the north with the cold front moving through today. and the influence is coming down from the gulf of alaska, getting us chilly as i just mentioned napa and the north bay inland valleys will be in the upper 20s tomorrow night. but cold tonight and pretty chilly throughout the day tomorrow with even some sunshine. then we'll be turning to a wetter pattern, which begins on thursday as they retreat to the north and the west allowing about three to four different storms to move on in, which will keep us wet fo
to mid 50s. from antioch at 51. to san francisco at about 56. we have 55 in san jose and oakland one of cooler spots along with concord at 52. monterey at 58. morning rain, steady, pretty light and then just a shower during the afternoon hours. frosty tonight and looks like we'll have a widespread frost for wednesday. then the strongest of the storms will come in thursday with gusty winds and heavy rain. here is a look at the system. the gateway to colder air. freckled nature of the clouds. you can see steadier rain stay around noon and noon into the afternoon hours a stray shower is possible. overnight we see clearing and frost developing around inland valleys as we head toward saturday morning and afternoon, next system slides in. it reinforces the cold air, tuesday night into wednesday morning, we could even have frost around the bay area and some 20s inland. by wednesday afternoon, mid 50s and then we'll have the stronger storm move in thursday. periods of rain for friday and then another stormy system for saturday. >> good morning. we have rain at the san mateo bridge, you can s
, concord 37 livermore, san jose los gatos 41, 42 fremont, 44 oakland, 45 san francisco, san rafael. 48 half moon bay. eight to 21° cooler than yesterday definitely bundle up as you step out. sunshine today, low to mid 50s showers over the ocean frosty just about everywhere tomorrow morning, high clouds and sun low to mid 50s, get ready for the wet weather blustery conditions thursday into friday. >>> special tribute got underway in connecticut honoring the lives lost in friday's tragic shooting in newtown. the university of connecticut men's basketball team played its first game. the team, cheerleaders and others formed a circle around center court, some held candles, wore special patches sh for sandy hook some had it on their faces. monday night football also paid tribute. the new york giants and titans held a moment of silence before the start of the game last night flags flew at half-staff, you can see a tribute on the helmets running back johnson paid tribute by writing the name of all 26 victims on his cleats. he said he wanted the victims' families to know he's thinking of them. >>>
-50s in oakland. 53 in san francisco. 54 out in vallejo. and the rain makes the comeback here coming up shortly by the end of the week. so we'll show you a look at the seven-day forecast. we're talking traffic. here's gianna. >> we are going to head to our bay area bridge and you can see not too bad so far, so good as you work your way towards the toll plaza. we had some early morning roadwork on the upper deck between the cantilever section and fremont. that should be wrapped at least by 5:00. the rest of your bay area bridges problem-free including the golden gate bridge just north of there though south 101 near sir francis drake two lanes shut down for construction. that will be there at least until 6:00. but you can see the golden gate bridge smooth sailing into san francisco. the dumbarton bridge both directions only one lane open looks like you might see some slight delays. that should be wrapped up by 5:00 this morning as well. use the san mateo bridge as an alternate. also 880 not showing any delays north- or southbound. we have some roadwork reported in both directions right
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